Content related to ‘LEED’


Facility Retrofit: Heat And Glare Control

The atrium lobby provides natural daylight into the hotel’s central space. (Photo: Holiday Inn Chicago Mart Plaza River North)

Located atop the Chicago Sun-Times building and prominent along the Chicago River, this hospitality venue needed to reduce the solar heat impacting inside temperatures, while keeping visual appeal a top priority.



Higher Education Case Study: Campus Capstone

The central atrium in Johnson Center not only provides natural daylight to occupants, but also creates a generous space for interaction.

At North Park University in Chicago, a 20 year master plan is capped with an efficient and essential facility.






Codes, Standards Developers Align Guidelines To Create Sustainable, High-Performance Buildings

Green building codes with dollars.

Consistency will benefit the environment, code compliance, facility management professionals, builders, and designers.


Environmentally Friendly Mother Clara Hale Bus Transportation Depot Opens

Mother Clara Hale Bus Depot green roof and rainwater collection equipment.

The new structure replaces an aging facility with a state-of-the-art bus transportation center that meets the city’s needs while minimizing its impact on the surrounding neighborhood.